transitive verb-·dized·, -·diz·ing
to treat (a wound, substance, photographic plate, etc.) with iodine or an iodide
Origin of iodizeiod(o)- + -ize
transitive verbi·o·dized, i·o·diz·ing, i·o·diz·es
To treat or combine with iodine or an iodide: iodize salt.
(third-person singular simple present iodizes, present participle iodizing, simple past and past participle iodized)
- to treat or react with iodine